This is my 100th post on the To Keep Things Whole blog. I've noticed how on many other blogs that such a landmark is often commemorated in various ways: long reflections, particularly on what the author has learned through blogging; a recap of most popular posts; some statistical analysis; plans for the future of the blog.
I'm not going down any of those paths.
Thanks very much for reading. I'm thrilled that I seem to have developed a fairly dedicated audience. The blog has over a thousand page views a month (not giant, but more than I ever expected) and readers all over the world. That's without strategically trying to grow the readership through hot topic and key words and tweets and likes and other social media tricks. I have no problem with those tactics, but I'm happy to just write and hope the message resonates with enough people that they pass it on. Old fashioned, I know. But if you type "to keep things" into Google, the blog comes up, usually on top.Recently is was there when I reached the ke.
Now, 100 posts in, I face a real challenge. I enjoy blogging, but I don't want to repeat myself too much--and I find myself struggling more and more for topics. So help a guy out! What topics would you like to see me ponder?